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    Don't be slutty. Be classy.

    CLASSY= Class with ***
    Mesmicdoll Mesmicdoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

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    I need help making a choice.

    Class A is a lot of work, but most of the work will be done during class time so it shouldn't take up much of my free time. (No exams, no studying, just writing stuff) It is also taught by a professor with bad ratings who is supposed to be an unnecessarily tough grader. I could...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I'm scared. I'm scared

    because I would really like to spend some time with this girl the one I have been talking about recently but I think… I don't think I know how to do that without sounding like I want to be more than friends. I mean, that is what I want to be more than friends with her but I...
    johnng8230 johnng8230 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    So, somehow, this happened.

    .. I work at a convalescent home, and they needed someone to accompany the elder folk on their hospital visits. I volunteered, and as you'd have it, the van driver who transported us to the hospitals is sooo handsome. Not only that but he has the most likeable friendly...
    Somethinglikethat4 Somethinglikethat4 18-21, F 15 Responses Jan 22, 2015

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    How do I know if I'm not actually mentally ill?

    What if my mom was right and it's just all in my head and I'm scaring myself into thinking I have these problems when really I'm just very creative and bored and want to seem special or unique? I don't understand how to know if what I experience is legitimate or not. Whenever I...
    Hush92 Hush92 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My friend's father passed away recently

    and today, through text, she invited me to his funeral service. I never met her father or any of her family and I haven't been her friend for very long. My gut feeling is to not attend but I also feel guilty for not supporting my friend in this way. I would like to instead send...
    thedarklordsauron thedarklordsauron 18-21, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am sick of everything!

    I don't want to do anything, or even try. Just want to disappear and be done. Sad huh!
    MRP223 MRP223 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    It Sucks When People Don't Comment

    When People write on ep "I need advice" a large number of people read these stories and don't comment or give adivice. Only by leaving a comment or advice are you able to help others. Don't be afraid to leave advice Remember you can give advice it doesn't mean they have...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 27 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    me and my boyfriend have been dating a long

    time. we`ve talked about getting married. were gonne move in together soon. But he has really bad anger management issues and gets mad a lot and treats me bad when he does. its been getting worse. we talk about it a lot and he is trying really hard to change and he still treats...
    texastokentucky texastokentucky 13-15, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I told my crush I like him,

    IN ******* PERSON. I tapped him on the shoulder "fadol can I tell you something?" "Yeah sure" we moved to the Side and I told him after like 10 secs of silence. "I kinda like you " he smiled. "Are you the one whose been kiking me?" "No that was one of my best friends", he was...
    kidLeftInTheDark kidLeftInTheDark 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 7, 2015

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    Input Quickly Please

    I have received some disturbing text messages from an EP member. This person has also written a blog in the past few minutes saying "good bye" Do you fine EPers think I should start calling high schools in this persons home town and try to reach a GC to intervene...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 16 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    can someone help me with how im feeling i may

    like someone i just dont know how to say it. hes been a really good friend we talk like everyday 24/7 and i dont wanna loose him. if i tell him im scared it might make things strange and we wont talk as much as we do now.
    Echowolf45790 Echowolf45790 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm having love troubles

    and I'm just lost. Pm me if you have time to listen to me ***** about my life
    skythuss skythuss 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    so today mom and me decided it would be a fun

    idea to sneak in my brother's room and check around on his computer, since he left it on. and one of the tabs open was facebook!!! turns out he has a profile there...... mom doesn't allow any of us to even have a facebook. and being good, i'm stupid enough to live a boring life...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 28 Responses 5 days ago

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    I came out as bi to one of my best friends,

    and she has been very supportive and it felt really good to let her in. Now, I'm feeling guilty about not telling my best friend. We live a few hours apart, and sometimes we really feel the distance more than others. Right now we are missing each other so much and I feel...
    eileentosee eileentosee 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 13, 2015

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    Ok I'm an ordinary guy in my fourties trying

    to restart my life. I broke up with the woman I've been with for fifteen year's about 4 month's ago. Everyone in my life tell's me I am a good looking man and I believe them. I just can't get over how dam shy I am. I see it as a flaw and want to use it as my strength. I am sick...
    Encontrados Encontrados 41-45, M 4 Responses May 22, 2014

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    I Need Advice

    so i came to this web site just to comment some things i read that were really good stories.but i still have a story to tell.the problem is im scared to say it.i dont know other people do it.i..i just cant.pls tell me what to do!!!
    victor8038 victor8038 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I'm seriously thinking about sneaking out of my

    house at 4am to go on a trip with my friends. I would ask my parents but they'll say no. They wouldn't even let me go over to my friends house for a bomb fire! Why? Because my dad's stupid friend's son got shot because he went somewhere he shouldn't had. Now I'm paying for his...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Basically, I've been invited to a fancy dress

    party next Saturday night & the theme is schoolgirl so I've narrowed it down to four different outfits. I've no idea which to get so I need to know your opinions & I'm not interested in any of the "you're only 15" or "you shouldn't be doing that stuff".1. 2. 3. 4...
    AllyXO AllyXO 16-17, F 25 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    The people in my school are terrible people.

    They act like their your friend over a text message and when you get to school they want nothing to do with you. They play with your emotions. They are bad examples. I have truly never met anyone like these people. I moved to the school two years ago. They don't let you be you...
    thatsme55 thatsme55 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 24, 2014

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    This guy I've been talking to

    for about five days is already showing openly that he likes me but I feel like he is just desperate to have a girlfriend for the sake of having one. He goes to my school but I've never actually talked to him... I mean he's cute but I'm not sure where I wanna take it. I'm not...
    sassykittycatz sassykittycatz 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I'm feeling artsy today.

    What do you think?
    halfpace halfpace 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    How to get over someone you never dated?

    Easy to say, hard to put into practice. Sadly, my heart conquers my mind when it comes to a guy and my own expectation leads to my own deception. Recently, I met this awesome guy. We went out, we held hands, we kissed, everything seemed perfect. After 8 months of feeling blue...
    American19 American19 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've always been close to my Co workers,

    I used to look forward to going to work to talk to them. I got into a argument a couple weeks ago with a few of them. "I called out sick and they kept pressing me the next day as to why? I snapped at them to mind their own business" the past weeks no one has talked to eachother...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jan 28

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    There is a man that sits outside the same store,

    wearing the same clothes, in his wheelchair everyday. I think he's homeless and I've prepared a bag with things he may need like food, water, sleeping bag, etc. the issue is what if I try and give it to him and he isn't homeless? Should I try anyway? I don't want to offend him...
    BastilleBlue BastilleBlue 18-21, F 12 Responses Aug 21, 2015

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    Right so my ex husband

    as been cheating on his new women by coming back to my house telling me it's 'our secret' ... We have been sleeping together as he says we have an amazing connection which is true .. But little does he know that every time he turned up at my house I took pictures of him entering...
    wehaveissues wehaveissues 26-30, F 57 Responses Sep 19, 2015

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    I need to talk to someone

    that can be honest and tell me their opinion on a thing I did
    Kaitlyn0804 Kaitlyn0804 16-17, F 33 Responses May 16, 2015

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    My brothers 18 and I'm 13.

    When my parents aren't home I have to do all the chores we are given and if I refuse he threatens me. When he is mad about something he takes it out on me, forcing me to wrestle him. And when I try to ignore him, he refuses leave me alone until I do . I do enjoy hanging out...
    thanksdotcom thanksdotcom 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    i fear that i may have a mental disorder.

    i used to be really happy and extremely creative as a child, but now i'm always either really sad or depressed even though i try to hide it. and i'm not really creative anymore either, i've become really dull. i remember about 5 years ago, my mom and i was in my room and she...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 12 Responses Oct 3, 2015

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    This is LONG, but I'm desperate

    for advice... ): Okay there's this guy I've had a thing with for 2-3 months now, & we might be completely over.. Him & I aren't in a relationship though. Here's the problem.. Please help & if you can, give advice. I'm really upset so don't be sarcastic or rude.. I'm already...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    So .. An old male friend of mine contacted me

    out of the blue .. He told me that he was in a serious relationship .. And was expecting a child with the lady .. He also told me that she was away with her friends So asked me to go to his house for a catch up .. I of course went simply as a friend respecting that he was in...
    wehaveissues wehaveissues 26-30, F 65 Responses Sep 23, 2015

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    Yesterday I had a self harm relapse

    and I'm unsure if I should tell my boyfriend or not because I don't want to keep secrets but I also don't want to hurt him or make him worry
    love11915 love11915 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My friends think this guy likes me cause he

    always looks at me, comes up to talk to me and only me, and is constantly touching me. Thing is, he has told me who he likes. So, I'm kinda confused. I'm pretty sure he only sees me as a really good friend. What do you think?
    AngelAmongClouds AngelAmongClouds 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 6, 2015

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    I hate when people give me cliche advice like

    "never give up", well no **** lol
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2015

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    It'S Not Easy To Move On

    When i was younger 17/18 i had a boyfriend that i gave up everything for, my job, friends and family i moved away to be with him, and it was a huge mistake. He became abusive very quickly and every time i forgave him. i soon realized what i was putting myself through as long as i...
    Maz100 Maz100 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Should I like go to the police with this?

    is this stalking? my friends think I should be flattered but it creeps me out. someone made a like website dedicated to stalker photos of me.like heres examples. and it just creeps me out. the site is vsco.co/zacposts just like look how creepy it is wtf. it makes me...
    ZacV11 ZacV11 16-17, M 3 Responses Jan 31

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    Do you think it's 'sad'

    that I give up my spare time to volunteer at a holiday centre for people with physical and mental disabilities. Some of my friends say it means I have no life because I have nothing better to do than volunteer there. But to be honest, I think that it's what life is all about...
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 1, 2015

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    Okay so I'm going to hospital tomorrow

    for a small operation. It's my first time in hospital and first time going under general anaesthetics and I'm really worried but I don't know why, I have always been scared of falling into comas and stuff like that. Any advice would be appreciated please!
    EnchantedHopes EnchantedHopes 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi all !! I need to talk to somebody

    who won't judge me and understand me. Somebody elder who will be able to help me stop being insecure and depressed. I want to change my life and start feeling good about myself but somehow I fail everytime. I love a person very dearly but due to my obsessive behaviour he too is...
    jerry44 jerry44 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    im a dreamer. not in a good way.

    dreams consume me. i should be well versed in surrendering when the dream cannot be real yet i still cannot let go. ever since i was small its been the same. dreams of fame, fortune and love. fame i can let go, fortune i can be happy with what i have. love is the sticking...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    so I recently met a girl from an app,

    first date went well, second date she picks me up and lets me sleep w her (nothing sensual), she calls off work to keep hanging out w me all day, ladies I need your advice, she must like me a little to do that right????
    coolmetaldude coolmetaldude 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 25

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    maybe it's not the best place to ask this,

    but I'll take anything positive or truthful. I had always been a gentleman putting morality speaking hope and inspiring others no matter the situation I always stayed calm and ready, I would welcome hardships at one point, because I knew that although I might not handle it good...
    al3kzdc al3kzdc 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    So this guy that I had known

    since 9th grade had messaged me on fb on Saturday night asking how I was doing and everything. He was always really nice to me so I had no problem doing so and he even asked for my cell number However he later told me that he had recently broken up with his girlfriend and wasn...
    hardestofhearts hardestofhearts 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    How do you genuinly find a partner with a

    overloaded loving heart & isn't into playing mindgames?
    LiftWeightsLikeBillGates LiftWeightsLikeBillGates 70+, M 9 Responses Jan 3

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    Things I Would Tell My Younger Self The

    romance novels you read paint unrealistic expectations of relationships. Stop comparing yourself to other people, you are a swan in the making. Do not change yourself to satisfy the people in your life who do not appreciate you. It’s okay to say no. But don’t make...
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 2 Responses May 30, 2015

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